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Archdiocese of Malta

Archidioecesis Melitensis o Melevitana



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Bishop(s)

  • Charles Jude Scicluna, Archbishop
  • Paul Cremona, O.P., Archbishop Emeritus

Suffragan Dioceses

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Elevated: 1 January 1944
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Malta
  • Square Kilometers: 246 (95 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.maltadiocese.org/
  • Mailing Address: Archbishop's Curia, P.O. Box 90, Head Office, Marsa MRS 1000, Malta
  • Telephone: 21.245.350
  • Fax: 21.242.971

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Malta
1st CenturyErectedDiocese of Malta (erected)
22 September 1864Territory LostDiocese of Malta Diocese of Gozo (erected)
Archdiocese of Malta
1 January 1944ElevatedDiocese of Malta Archdiocese of Malta

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Malta
1886142,000.0%34OTC
Archdiocese of Malta
1950278,000280,00099.3%4023847863536701,13550ap1951
1970280,000294,00095.2%4174628793187271,73657ap1971
1980288,600304,40094.8%4434388813276011,47064ap1981
1990321,000325,00098.8%3694428113955601,25464ap1991
1999320,000340,00094.1%3404117514265121,27163ap2000
2000330,000350,00094.3%3704067764255051,23664ap2001
2001335,000350,00095.7%3294117404525041,01064ap2002
2002337,000353,00095.5%32143475544652996664ap2003
2003337,500354,00095.3%31643174745152396564ap2004
2004337,800354,90095.2%31242473645849793964ap2005
2013380,000413,00092.0%27834362161143988270ap2014

Note: Any changes in boundaries over time are not indicated in the above table.


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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